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Shooting with curves

USA senior athlete Amy Skogen has a couple of things to talk about This article is intended for everyone, but just a warning before we start: a great deal of it will be talking about boobs. When I started learning

2019 World Archery Championships: Preview

Every two years, the archery world holds a target World Championships. This is the longest running international competition in target archery, and has a history going back to 1931, when World Archery was still known as FITA. It was held

The key to Korean success

Marc Dellenbach says that the key to Korean dominance in archery is in their schools. Marc Dellenbach was the French Olympic team coach from 2004-2016, and is now the national junior head coach of Germany. Early in 2019 he took

Antalya World Cup 2019

Most archery fans are familiar with Antalya, the pleasantly relaxed beach resort on the Turkish Mediterranean coast. You may be familiar with the fact that it’s an eternal fixture on the World Cup circuit, having hosted every single stage since

Arrows in the Middle Ages

Continuing on in a history of arrows, Jan H Sachers takes us from the rise of the knights to the sinking of the Mary Rose With the advent of the knight in the 11th century, the social elite fought with

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Ask the experts

Our expert panel answers your questions. Send yours to john.stanley@futurenet.com Q: I’ve noticed that whenever I shoot a perfect end I tend to follow this up by shooting badly in my next end. What’s going on? Duncan Busby says: You

Indian archery issues continue

A long-running issue over administration in Indian archery continues, as the sport continues to move deeper into the Olympic cycle. World Archery officially recognised the newly-elected archery AAI (Archery Association of India) as a legitimate authority to select the teams

ATA: New Products (part 2)

More things we saw at the world’s biggest archery trade show earlier this year.  The ATA is the Archery Trade Association, and it holds a trade show in the USA every year with a focus on building commerce. Having been

Archery Commonwealth Games bid submitted

An archery delegation presented a proposal to the event’s Additional Sports Review Panel. Archery GB has confirmed that it has delivered a proposal for archery’s inclusion in the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games as an additional optional sport. The organisation was

Archery Commonwealth Games bid submitted

Archery GB has confirmed that it has delivered a proposal for archery’s inclusion in the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games as an additional optional sport. The organisation was joined by representatives from World Archery and Archery England to present a vision

Reviews

Archery books

The essential archery library you need – and whyBy Emma Davis and Tom Hall With Winning in Mind Author: Lanny BasshamPublisher: Mental Management Systems, first published 1988 With Winning in Mind is a manual for the Mental Management System developed

New products in 2019

We’re looking at some of the shiny new products available in 2019 MK ‘ZEST’ LIMBS MK Korea are known in the recurve world as a relatively ’boutique’ brand, at least compared to the bigger names. Started around a decade ago

Complete guide to: compound stabilisation

By Duncan Busby, who likes to keep things balanced. Look along any shooting line and you will see an entire row of stabilisers pointing towards the target. These are not actually essential to shoot a bow, but you will see

Wiawis CX7 Riser review

How does the new intermediate riser measure up? Amy Skogen finds out. At this year’s Archery Trade Association show, Win & Win unveiled yet another new carbon option in their recurve riser line, the WIAWIS CX7, billed as a high-end

Review: Axcel Achieve XP

Patrick Huston reviews the top-end recurve sight from the Axcel stable Recently I have just purchased a Land Rover Discovery 2. This is the old model (it’s actually from 2001). I bought this car because it is rugged, utilitarian and

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